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Species Phryganeopsis brunnea - Hodges#0318

Phryganeopsis brunnea A pseudo-snout Moth - Phryganeopsis brunnea A pseudo-snout Moth - Phryganeopsis brunnea A pseudo-snout Moth - Phryganeopsis brunnea
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Phryganeopsis
Species brunnea (Phryganeopsis brunnea - Hodges#0318)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phryganeopsis brunnea Walsingham, 1881
Phryganeopsis brunnea is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 8.3-10.5 mm. (3)
Walsingham (1881) reported the wingspan.
♂ 20 mm.
♀ 25 mm.
Powell & Opler (2009) stated the range includes "northwestern California , the Coast Ranges, and Sierra Nevada." (4), (3)
Walsingham (1881) collected the type specimens on the coast of Klamath County, California, June 1872.
The flight period appears to be April to September. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) stated the host and immature stages are unknown. (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported Phryganeopsis brunnea is usually collected in the daylight but is attracted to lights. (3)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 2, fig. 16; p. 51. (3)
Walsingham, T., 1881. On some North-American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 302.